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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leita, from Proto-Germanic *wlaitōną

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leita (third person singular past indicative leitaði, third person plural past indicative leitaðu, supine leitað)

  1. to seek, to search

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leita.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leita (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative leitaði, supine leitað)

  1. (with dative or ) to seek, to search, to look for
    Afsakið, en ég er að leitaHallgrímskirkju.
    Excuse me, I'm looking for Hallgrímskirkja.
    Þú ættir að leita læknis, þú lítur ekki vel út.
    You should consult a doctor. You don't look well.
    Ég ákvað að leita til miðils til að tala við vin minn sem dó.
    I decided to turn to a psychic to talk to my friend who died.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

leita

  1. inflection of leite:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse leita. Akin to English obsolete dialectal English lait.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

leita (present tense leitar or leiter, past tense leita or leitte, past participle leita or leitt, present participle leitande, imperative leit)

  1. to search

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wlaitōną.

VerbEdit

leita (singular past indicative leitaði, plural past indicative leitaðu, past participle leitaðr)

  1. to seek, to search

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Faroese: leita
  • Icelandic: leita
  • Norwegian:

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

leita f (plural leitas)

  1. milt (fish semen)

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